Signed bill retains funding for building maintenance and repairs, energy efficiency projects and information technology upgrades.
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Salazar tells Senate Indian Affairs Committee he’s asked managers to give priority to work that could be started now.
Former government officials advise agency to focus less on space exploration and more on efforts to develop wind and solar energy and to combat global warming.
An outline of the fiscal 2010 defense budget is expected on Capitol Hill this month after President Obama addresses Congress on Feb. 24.
Pro-business and pro-immigrant groups hail the removal of language requiring companies to check employees’ immigration status.
Significant cuts are unlikely until the economy stabilizes, but weapons programs are unsustainable in the long term, budget observers say.
Two firms will pay $579 million in penalties to settle allegations of bribing Nigerian government officials to earn contracts.
Electronic health records, broadband and agencies' modernization projects receive big money , while some projects hit the Hill's cutting room floor.
William Lynn is approved by a 93-4 vote, while CIA and Labor Department nominations advance.
Agency says it is looking at short- and long-term plans, including offering employees free credit monitoring, to address the problem.